Emil Carlsen : Late fall day at Windham, 1930.
ECA record control number: 14246
Archives of American Art #: -none-
Record level: Item
Record type: Movable work
Work title: Late fall day at Windham
Alternate work titles:
2016 : Late Fall Day at Windham [online articles]
Work date: 1930
Work creator: Emil Carlsen [1848-1932]
Work medium: Oil on canvas
Work dimensions: 40? × 50? inches
Inscribed / signed front:
Location: At lower left.
Dated: [Yes, No]
Text: ‘Emil. Carlsen.’.
Description of work:
Horizontal composition of a cluster four lone trees among a large low rock outcropping on a hill top with a sky. In the foreground right is a large light colored, low, rounded rock outcropping. In the middle right mid-ground are a small cluster of three trees and a separate thin fourth tree. The trees have foliage only on the top-third and the are empty in the below two-thirds. In the background is a rolling hilltop. The overall color is orange-yellow and the sky is blue. The horizon line is about half the vertical height. [ECA]
Provenance / ownership:
1967 William Benton Museum of Art [1967- ], 245 Glenbrook Rd #2140, Storrs, CT 06269, Charles Lewis Beach Collection
1930 Private collection of Professor Charles Lewis Beach [1811-1933], Mansfield/Storrs, CT
1930 Emil Carlsen [1848-1932], the artist
2007 William Benton Museum of Art [1967- ], Storrs, CT, “Connecticut Landscapes from the 1920s and ’30s“, May 19 – August 5.
2006 William Benton Museum of Art [1967- ], Storrs, CT, “The President and the Professor: The Founding Collections of the Benton Museum“, October 17 – December 20.
References / citations:
– Lyman Allyn Art Museum, Lyman Allyn Art Museum, New London, CT, Exhibition Catalog, “A Good Summer’s Work: J. Alden Weir, Connecticut Impressionist“, August 17 – September 11, 2016.
– UConn Today, Storrs, CT, “The Benton Museum Offers Something for Everyone” by Sheila Foran, June 23, 2011, accessed online September 7, 2016 at http://today.uconn.edu/2011/06/the-benton-museum-offers-something-for-everyone.
– “Members’ Newsletter for the William Benton Museum of Art University of Connecticut, Connecticut’s State Art Museum” by William Benton Museum of Art, Storrs, CT, May – August 2007, page 4, not illustrated.
Hartford Courant, Harford, CT, “Two Collectors Who Believed That Art Humanizes Us” by Deborah Hornblow, October 15, 2006, accessed online on September 7, 2016 at http://articles.courant.com/2006-10-15/entertainment/0610130404_1_art-collector-liberal-arts-founding-collections.
– This painting is a smaller version of October Summer (aka: A Connecticut Hill Top, Connecticut Hill-Top, Connecticut Hilltop), 1904 which won the Shaw Prize from the Society of American Artists.
– Painted at Weir’s home in Windham, CT.
Digital-born document number:
Digital document provenance:
Original compiled and researched document by the Emil Carlsen Archives, 266 West 21st Street, Suite 4E, New York, NY 10011.
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Record birth date:
September 7, 2016
Last updated: December 3, 2018 at 16:55 pm